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Media Alert - Winner of TD Canadian Children's Literature Award to be announced on November 19
TORONTO, Nov. 17 /CNW/ -
<< WHAT: The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) and TD Bank Financial Group will announce the winner of the 2009 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for the most distinguished English-language book of the year at a ceremony in Toronto on November 19, hosted by CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel. The winning author will receive $25,000 - one of the largest prizes of its kind for children's literature in Canada. The remaining finalists will share a $10,000 award. The winners of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People will also be announced. WHEN: Thursday, November 19, 2009 Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres: 6:00 pm Awards ceremony: 7:00 pm WHERE: The Carlu 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor, Toronto NOMINEES: The following are the nominees for the TD Canadian Children's Literature English-language award: Death in the Air (The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Second Case) Written by Shane Peacock Tundra Books Libertad Written by Alma Fullerton Fitzhenry & Whiteside Shin-chi's Canoe Written by Nicola I. Campbell; Illustrated by Kim LaFave Groundwood Books Thing-Thing Written by Cary Fagan; Illustrated by Nicolas Debon Tundra Books Word Nerd Written by Susin Nielsen Tundra Books >>
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